Many pieces fortunately carry in addition to trade-mark and pattern number an impressed or printed indication of when they were made. The printed dates are usually indicated by Code Numbers beginning with and up to .
A simple way of calculating the date is to add the number in question to 1927.
This mark which differs from B.7 by the omission of the crown was in use between 19. The bottom part only of this mark is found on smaller wares up to the present day and by itself is not a useful indication of date.
Differing from B.7 by the addition of the words MADE IN ENGLAND, this mark was commonly in use after 1932.
Our world famous figures, ornaments and fine china take shape before your eyes as you are guided through every facet of our centuries old creative art.It must be kept in mind that some patterns remained in production and usually kept the same number for many years.The trade-marks were, however, changed several times between the 1880s and now, and these can help to establish the period of production.Take a trip around the Royal Doulton Pottery in Burslem and see artistry in action.During more than a century and a half Royal Doulton have gained a unique reputation for ceramic work of art.